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Is absence seizures near speech area?

Is absence seizures near speech area?

Absence : Is a type of generalized seizure involving the entire cortex. Typical absences may cause 1-3 seconds of speech arrest with lack of awareness of the ictus. Focal seizures restricted to language areas of the brain are called partial seizures. These typically last longer ( up to 6 minutes) and may have a post ictal state lasting minutes to hours. ...Read more

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Diagnosed wid TB meningitis my frnd HS slurred speech, stiffness in leg n arm, missing periods, bowel incontinence. Will it go with time wid TB meds?

Diagnosed wid TB meningitis my frnd HS slurred speech, stiffness in leg n arm, missing periods, bowel incontinence. Will it go with time wid TB meds?

TB Meningitis: The sequalae of TB meningitis may improve with TB treatment and physical therapy. Some symptoms may persist, it is hard to predict which symptoms may persist. ...Read more

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What are the neurological causes for speech delays?

What are the neurological causes for speech delays?

Congenital and acqui: Hereditary,congenital,,from birth trauma,early childhood evaluation,and intervention mandatory,later in life ,post lingual speech,that developed from hearing deficits ,from injury,strokes ets. ...Read more

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What is pedantic speech?

What is pedantic speech?

Not a medical term: Pedantic speech is speech intended to impress people with how smart the speaker is. An example might be using the term cephalgia when the more common word headache would do just as well. The term is also applied when a speaker is overly concerned with exactness. The term is frequently used as a criticism to imply that a speaker has trouble relating to the listeners. ...Read more

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What does speech-to-speech relay mean?

What does speech-to-speech relay mean?

Communication help: Speech-to-speech relay. Someone with a speech disability speeks to a communication assistant who relays the information to a third party. There is a program called speech to speech - free telephone service 24 hr /day to help people with speech problems to be understood by the public on the telephone. ...Read more

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What are some ways to cure speech impediments?

What are some ways to cure speech impediments?

Speech therapy: Speech therapy is the best way to treat a speech impediment. Occasionally surgery also might help. See a speech therapist (also called a speech pathologist) for a full evaluation and plan of therapy. ...Read more

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How do I get evaluated for my speech impediment?

How do I get evaluated for  my speech impediment?

Speech pathologist: See a speech pathologist and / or speech therapist. The first usually refers you to the second as needed. ...Read more

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What is non goal directed sppech?What is circumstantial speech

Disorganized Speech: Non-goal directed speech: speech without communicative purpose, may just be stringing words together. Circumstantial speech: talking around a subject with a lot of irrelevant detail but eventually returns to the point. ...Read more